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Direct School Admission (DSA-SEC)


Junyuan Secondary School

Direct School Admission (DSA-Sec) for 2021 Secondary One Students

Junyuan Secondary School invites all P6 students to apply for direct admission into the school for academic year 2021. We provide the platforms and opportunities for you to enhance your leadership and talents to be Champions for the Community.

The press release detailing the conduct of DSA at the national level is available at the following link:  https://www.moe.gov.sg/news/press-releases/start-of-2020-direct-school-admission-exercises

Admission Criteria

Junyuan welcomes students who are keen to develop their talent in four areas – Community Youth Leadership, Basketball (Boys), Rugby (Boys) and Volleyball (Girls). Students can apply for one or more of the areas, if they meet one or more of the criteria for admission.



Selection Process/ Requirements

Community Youth Leadership

•    Aptitude for leading teams in community service/ improvement projects and programmes

•    Keen interest in contributing to the community

•    Open to learning and guidance from others

•    Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an e-interview via a video-conferencing platform

Basketball (Boys)

Rugby (Boys)

Volleyball (Girls)

•    Has prior experience in the sport

•    Participated in competitions/ attainment of awards

•    Display positive attitude to learn, improve and contribute

•    Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an e-interview via a video-conferencing platform

•    During the same e-interview, candidates will be required to demonstrate 2-3 sports-specific performance tasks

•    Candidates are expected to be in appropriate sports attire for the e-interview

Application Process and Timelines

Application is via the DSA-Sec Portal available at https://www.moe.gov.sg/dsa-sec. The application period is from 12 May 2020, 9am to 5 June 2020, 3pm. Applicants only need to fill in one online form to apply to multiple schools and talent areas, and their details will be provided electronically to the schools they apply to. No application fee is required.





Application for JYSS DSA-Sec through DSA-Sec Portal

12 May – 5 June 2020


Notification of shortlisted applicants

1 – 10 July 2020


E-Interview for shortlisted applicants

13 Jul – 14 Sep 2020


Release of results (Confirmed Offer (CO)/Wait List (WL)/Rejected)

By 14 Sep 2020


Exercise School Preference through DSA-Sec Portal (by applicants)

26 Oct – 30 Oct 2020


Release of DSA-Sec Results together with PSLE Results

From 25 - 27 Nov 2020


For applicants who are studying in MOE mainstream school:

Only one parent’s SingPass is required. Parents/ guardians who are unable to apply online can approach their child’s primary school for assistance.


For applicants who are not studying in MOE mainstream primary school:

You need to apply for a Registration Number (RGxxxxxxx) before you can apply through the DSA-Sec Portal. Please refer to the instructions here: https://go.gov.sg/nmsdsa-sec-application

Please provide the following information:

a.     Choice of schools and talent areas:

Students can indicate up to three choices (maximum of two choices for the same school under two different talent areas)

b.    Contact details:

Valid email address and local mobile number

Applicants studying in MOE mainstream schools will have their primary school information (P5 and P6 academic results, Co-curricular Activities, school-based activities/achievement/awards, NAPFA) shared directly with the DSA-Sec secondary school they apply to. It is optional to indicate non-school-based activities and achievements. 

However, we may ask for documentary proof of non-school based activities and achievements from shortlisted applicants, if necessary. For applicants from non-MOE mainstream schools, you are to submit school academic results and activities/achievements for verification against data provided during application upon request.

Note to Parents and Students

Parents and students are encouraged to choose schools wisely based on the student’s aptitudes and strengths, bearing in mind the schools’ academic and non-academic requirements, and the programmes available to develop the area of talent.

Students who are successfully admitted to the school via DSA are expected to honour their commitment to the school, and participate in the activities related to the talent they are selected for from year 1-4.

Contact Personnel

For enquiries, please contact the following at 6587 3683 or email to junyuansec@moe.edu.sg:

1.    Mrs Low Wil Ping (Year Head)

2.    Ms Ye WenHui (HOD Maths)

3.    Mr Ryan Tan (HOD PE/CCA)

4.    Mr Jeffrey Lian (Year Head)